A rigid wooden or metal case that houses the Torah scroll. The Torah remains inside when read.
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Yaniv, Bracha. The Torah Case: Its History and Design. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press and Ben Zvi Institute, 1997.
Yaniv, Bracha. “The Story behind a Baghdadi Torah Case.” Windows on Jewish Worlds: Essays in Honor of William Gross, Collector of Judaica, ed. Shalom Sabar et al., Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2019, pp. 287-99.
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